The new generation of consoles got off to a rough start at the end of 2021. Due to low inventory, many gamers are still waiting in vain for the Playstation 5 in their hands. One more reason to look at the Nintendo Switch and its games. The Switch is easy to get after a temporary supply bottleneck compared to the PS5 and Xbox, and there will be plenty of good game material in 2022.
Since May 8, 2022, the Nintendo Switch also has a successor: the Nintendo Switch OLED. However, the Switch version doesn’t matter when deciding which games to buy, as these are all playable on the Nintendo Switch and OLED versions. We introduce you to our favorite Nintendo Switch games.
Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection
Following the third and fourth installments of Assassin’s Creed, the Ezio Collection for Nintendo Switch is now also. This includes Assassin’s Creed II, Assassin’s Creed: Revelations, Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, and all DLC that has been released for the three games.
Pokémon Legend: Arceus
Pokémon: Arceus is a new entry in the Pokémon series that takes a whole new approach compared to its predecessor. This time, we came to Shenango. As trainers, we pursued the mystery of the Legendary Pokémon Arceus. The most significant difference from other Pokémon games: we can roam several open areas of the game world.
You command a group of fighters and decide the course of the game. Making important decisions strengthens one of three alignments: Utility, Morality, and Liberty, which make up your character’s worldview. You can also look forward to many turn-based battles against powerful opponents.
You try to find out what’s going on on an ever-changing and seemingly cursed island in the game. You have to fight against powerful opponents, make quick decisions and try not to die. Because either you beat your last opponent, or you have to start over when you die. But for all those who dare not, there is a silver lining: you can keep unlocked paths, skills, and weapons.
Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition
Unleash your master builder and create incredible worlds in Minecraft. You can achieve it in creative mode with unlimited resources or try to fend off dangerous creatures in survival mode.
The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim
In Skyrim, you fight in a world affected by every decision you make. You have to fight dragons, climb mountains and acquire weapons and magic skills. You can do (almost) anything you want with your custom character and try to protect your hometown of Tamriel.
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Yes, it’s just a reboot of the Wii U game Mario Kart 8, but as long as you can play the game on the go, it’s worth buying again. The game has been upgraded in graphics and scope, includes new game modes and drivers, and always runs smoothly, even in handheld mode on the Switch. Also, the gameplay of Mario Kart is simply unparalleled in racing games.
Plus, the popular Nintendo game finally has a new class! By 2023, Mario Kart 8: Deluxe Edition will unlock 48 new tracks in multiples. These are re-releases of older racing games.
The craze for multiplayer games continues to this day. Splatoon 2 is a consistent further development of its debut on the Wii U. The gameplay has changed impeccably. Still, there’s no reason to do so due to the ingenuity of the first part and the sheer number of players—Wii U, now on Switch. It’s no wonder we’ve never seen such raw and wacky shootouts on consoles before, and they’re also family-friendly due to their nonviolent nature.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
While the Switch version of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt doesn’t technically keep up with the Playstation or PC versions, you’ll get the same sense of adventure. Because here, too, you play the role of Geralt, the witcher, who killed ghouls and drowned people with your sword to save his adopted daughter Ciri.
Smash Bros. Ultimate
Another sequel to the Wii U game, but the innovation goes way beyond a simple remake this time. Character selection has now grown to 76 playable fighters from all corners of the Nintendo world and other games and ensures that every gaming fan is genuinely getting their money’s worth. The multiplayer mode has also been completely overhauled and is better than the previous section. The new single-player story and numerous game modes will satisfy even players who are not used to fighting games. The game is also unrivaled in local multiplayer – a hit at every couch party.
Ori and the Will of the Elf
The forest elf Ori and his friends take good care of the little owl Ku. When Ku crashes into a dark forest during a flying lesson, Ori immediately goes to find him. Touching moments ensue, but there are also exciting chases. The sequel to Ori and the Blind Forest convinces with the same stunning graphics and beautiful music as its predecessor. You now have a better chance to pass the level.
Fire Emblem: The Three Houses
This game belongs to the collection of all computer role-playing game lovers. You become a teacher at a military academy and train your characters before sending them into tactical battles. In addition to exciting battles, you have a social life and complete special missions.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
The Switch debut of The Legend of Zelda series sees protagonist Link embark on his most incredible adventure yet, set 10,000 years after the events of the last Zelda part. Once again, it’s time to save Princess Zelda, but this takes place in a vast, open game world. Unlike classic dungeons, players must face numerous temples containing puzzles and tests. Therefore, the paths, missions, and action pacing can be individually determined once the game starts. However, the highlight of this game is the multitude of options available to fans of the game.